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This mom got new moms out of the house. When coronavirus forced them back in, their support groups went virtual.

The mom-baby social club is going online for now, as the owner matches moms with similar-aged babies. → Read More

Coronavirus has closed Milwaukee venues, but places like the zoo and the art museum have gone virtual

Family-friendly venues in Milwaukee are responding to the coronavirus pandemic by providing virtual tours and activities. → Read More

This Milwaukee teacher and her kids post YouTube singalongs to encourage community amid social distancing

With school canceled, she wanted to create an opportunity for families to be silly together. → Read More

While your kids are out of school, here are 50 things to keep them busy and socially distant

With the kids at home for several weeks, boredom is a very real concern. Here are some ideas. → Read More

These Milwaukee family-friendly venues are still open, with added precautions due to coronavirus concerns

As of now, these family-friendly venues are open, with health precautions and warnings. → Read More

Zoo's behind-the-scenes weekend will feature tours of the seals' saltwater baths and new elephant care center

The annual weekend features tours of parts of the zoo visitors don't usually get to see. → Read More

A Milwaukee dad and his daughter inspired the Oscar-winning 'Hair Love.' The daughter thinks that's 'super cool.'

DJ Hines' video of himself doing his daughter's hair went viral after the family won second prize on "America's Funniest Home Videos." → Read More

Scooby-Doo, Shaggy and the rest of the gang will be solving a mystery live at the Riverside in May

The live show will feature Scooby and the Gang. → Read More

Love can be scary, surprising and hilarious: Listen to 7 Milwaukeeans share their love stories on March 24

The first event of the Milwaukee Storytellers Project will feature seven stories about love. → Read More

Boys & Girls Clubs students worked with the Art Museum to paint self-portraits of a future Milwaukee

The art installation is at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee administrative offices, and includes 176 self-portraits. → Read More

Award-winning student art is at the Milwaukee Art Museum through March 15. The exhibition is free to the public.

The Milwaukee Art Museum has hosted Wisconsin's winners of the Scholastic Art Awards since 1976. These are 2020's award winners among middle and high school students. → Read More

From a Lego village of the Dells to a Lego Miller Park, these Wisconsin creations are amazing

These places will provide inspiration, building opportunities and merch for Milwaukee-area Lego lovers. → Read More

The world's largest bounce house will be at State Fair Park two weekends in May

The traveling bounce house complex will be at State Fair Park. → Read More

Marcus Theatres' newest Kid's Dream film fest will allow you to see 5 kids movies for $10

The passport allows people to pay $10 to see five of the movies. People can also pay $3 per movie. → Read More

Milwaukee group organizing the first Working Moms Day for March 12, saying moms deserve more recognition.

Local organization Working Moms of Milwaukee is organizing the day to honor working moms throughout the city. → Read More

A Milwaukee mom and child care provider created an app to help parents find and customize their child care

She developed the app to help families who needed to find backup child care in a hurry. → Read More

Child-sized Kwik Trip, Harley and Sendik's are some of the hands-on exhibits at Wisconsin children's museums

Wisconsin has hands-on exhibits at several children's museums. If you're planning a road trip, check out a few of them. → Read More

See classic Disney movies like 'Aladdin' and 'Lion King' for $6 at Marcus Theatres in January and February

The inexpensive classic movies are a good opportunity for an indoor activity this winter. → Read More

When it's too cold to swim outside, check out one of these indoor waterparks in Wisconsin

There are lots of options for families to swim and play in the water, even when it's cold outside. → Read More

These are the days Milwaukee museums offer free admission in 2020

Some Milwaukee-area museums set aside free admission days, and a few are always free. → Read More